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Local teens participated in the Black Lives Matter march in Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill on June 4. Teens are taking college classes online, training for when scholastic sports return and increasing … more
Lori Aument, creator of the “Found in Philadelphia” podcast, will discuss a little-known but fascinating figure in Philadelphia history on June 25, 5 p.m., at the Victorian mansion with a live … more
Jackie Nucero and Steve Colestock enjoy an actual restaurant experience at the Chestnut Grill Sidewalk Café. (Photo by Stacia Friedman) by Stacia Friedman Reopen and they will come. That’s what … more
Alexis Moros (left) and Vickie Phan were among a group of Roxborough nursing students who were pressed into crisis service as their hospital handled COVID-19 cases. They were among a class of 77 … more
Karen Rile, a Chestnut Hill resident since 1987, is an author, teacher of fiction and creative nonfiction at the University of Pennsylvania and founder (with her daughter, Lauren) of "Cleaver," an … more
The Dorothy Shipley White house at 717 Glengarry Rd. (Photo courtesy of Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania) The home at 717 Glengarry Road is a midcentury modern masterpiece … more
Protesters gathered at Springfield’s Cisco Park on Saturday, June 13, to protest racism and police violence. (Photo by Ellen Badger) by Betsy Wallace At the outset of their Business Meeting on … more
Peter Appelbaum (left) and Kit McGovern are two of many in the Northwest Philadelphia area who want to remind everyone that masks are essential when you leave your home. By Barbara Sheehan According … more
by Pete Mazzaccaro Earlier this month, Chestnut Hill College sent an email to faculty and staff alerting them to campus-wide furloughs. The furloughs will place affected employees of the … more
Approximately 150 people attended a vigil for Black Lives Matter at Oxford Presbyterian Church, 8501 Stenton Ave. (photo by DB Fromm) by DB Fromm Sunday evening at 6 p.m., The Northwest Philadelphia … more
People visited Market at the Fareway on Friday, June 12 as restaurants in Chestnut Hill and the rest of Philadelphia were allowed to open for outdoor dining. (Photo courtesy of Chestnut Hill … more
Tim Sager (right) and the police officers who helped him return his emu home after it wandered into Chestnut Hill on Saturday, June 13. The following was submitted to us by Tim Sager of Erdenheim. … more
The Chestnut Hill Institutional Leaders have released a joint statement on racial equity, titled "Racial Equity is the Only Path."  The Chestnut Hill Institutional Leaders … more
Brenda Lange, whose article in the Local about an art program for blind artists won a second place award for “Best Feature Article, 2019” among all newspapers in the state in our circulation … more
Rep. Chris Rabb at a June 4 march against racism and police violence. (Photo by Sue Ann Rybak) by Pete Mazzaccaro State Rep. Chris Rabb, whose 200th district includes Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy, is … more
The working group of GMAF: Susan Christian (from top left, clockwise), Jill Saull, Lindsay Stolkey, Marie Monique-Marthol and Cathy Brown. Fundraising began May 1, and as of May 19, there was just … more
Zenos Frudakis, of Glenside, one of the nation’s most prominent sculptors, stands next to his creation, the controversial statue of Frank Rizzo that was taken down by the city last week. by Len … more
At the Memorial Day parade, Barbara Holman Lynn held up a photo of her brother, Marine Lance Corporal Raymond Clark Holman, who was killed in action at 18 years of age during the Vietnam War. by … more
Gordon Borrell By Pete Mazzaccaro Next week the Chestnut Hill Local will sponsor a webinar on marketing a business during a crisis by leading marketing expert Gordon Borrell. Borrell, whose … more
by Sue Ann Rybak A sea of people converged on Chestnut Hill on Friday morning, June 5, chanting “No Justice, No Peace, Black Lives Matter! Hands Up, Don’t Shoot and Say their … more
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